27 November 2007
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800
Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Emperor of France 1804-1814/1815, as 1st Consul, in gold-embroidered blue coat and black stock, curled dark hair and sideburns
oval, 1¾ in. (44 mm.) high, set on the cover of a circular tortoiseshell bonbonnière with gold lining by Catherine-Adélaïde Duponnois (Veuve Leferre, fl. 1822-1837), marked, Paris, 1819-1838
Sch. Collection, Berlin; Lempertz, Cologne, 24 November 1976, lot 259.
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